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Author: Alessandro Catenazzi
Red howler monkey
Order : Primates
Family : Cebidae
Subfamily : Alouattinae
Species : Alouatta seniculus
The Red howler monkey is listed as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the red howler monkeyA young / baby of a red howler monkey is called a 'infant'. A red howler monkey group is called a 'troop, barrel, tribe or cartload'.
Some facts about the
Red howler monkey
Adult weight : 6.543 kg (14.3946 lbs)
Maximum longevity : 25 years
Female maturity :1475 days
Gestation : 190 days
Weaning : 372 days
Litter size : 1
Litters per year : 1
Interval between litters : 424 days
Weight at birth : 0.263 kg (0.5786 lbs)
Facts about the red howler monkey
Although noisy, red howler monkeys are slow moving, relatively inactive creatures with limited territorial needs.
American Journal of Primatology 32:123-14 RED HOWLER MONKEY Alouatta seniculus seniculus CITES Appendix II; commonly hunted for meat (especially if woolly and spider monkeys locally extinct) Red howler monkeys are distributed through much of the western Amazon both in mature and disturbed forests; howler monkey density is often higher near major rivers.
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Red howler monkeys are mammals that
The red howler monkey is a selective feeder, searching for young, tender leaves as well
The Red Howler Monkey is not yet considered threatened or endangered, however, the species is becoming rarer in some areas.
We have used polymerase chain amplification to directly sequence the pro-P2 genes of the five major primate families: red howler (Alouatta seniculus) is a New World monkey (Cebidae); the two macaque species, Macaca mulatta and M.
Woolley, spider, capuchin, owl, saki, and red howler monkeys are more or less restricted to old growth forests.
Alouatta seniculus is one of the smaller atelines with males and females averaging 6,690 g and 5,210 g respectively (Fleagle, 1999). (Full text)
AnimalsTapirs, red brocket deer and red howler monkeys are among the 120 species of mammals that roam the Sierra Nevada, along with elusive cats such as the jaguar, puma and little spotted cat. (Full text)
Anacondas, spectacled caimans, capybaras, anteaters, and red howler monkeys are also common. (Full text)
Anacondas, caimans, capybaras, anteaters, and red howler monkeys are also (Full text)
Red howler monkeys are known for their "dawn chorus," a roar call that can be heard up to 3 miles (5 km) away! (Full text)
Red howler monkeys are true herbivores and rely almost exclusively on fresh leaves as their staple food. (Full text)
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